Being a mother is very difficult. Teaching a child ways that you have learned, in your best ability. Being there for every step he or she takes. Caring and loving for that child, providing for yours. Nutrients, understanding, and making sacrifices. It’s a job for a mother, but no one’s perfect same thing for a teenager.
Being a teenager you have to find yourself, before you can help anyone else. Trying to have fun, and do the craziest and stupidest things before that clock strikes twelve and you’re too old. Providing for yourself. Messing up and learning yourself without affecting anyone but you. Trying to understand life and its concepts. Basically you’re on job as a teenager. Leading your life on a straight deserted road. Now look at all the things I described as a mother, and then look at a teenager characteristic. Ask yourself could you manage to do both? Try being me. Or try even typing an essay while watching your two year old crying because she doesn't know what she wants.
Ever since my baby girl was born, I have been trying to balance between being a mother and a teenager. I have made what has felt like millions of sacrifices for my daughter. I have always wanted to go to different University outside of Florida, but because I have a young child and I am a child myself at this moment I cannot do so. I cannot party, make big mistakes, and try to find myself. I have to be there for every mistake she makes, every tear she drops, every laugh she shouts out. I have to be very understanding, caring, and loving, like a mother. I have to be very cautious, and aware of any situation. I am trying to provide for her money wise. At the same time I’m trying to find who I am as a person,and trying to get a job for a better future.
I have given up the parties that come every night, just to stay home with my child. I have been teaching her things that I could hardly learn as a child myself. I have learned to multi-task. I can honestly say that I have grown as...